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JEWELLERY QUARTER CEMETERIES PROJECT
A £2.3 million restoration of Key Hill and Warstone Lane cemeteries funded through a partnership between Birmingham City Council, The National Lottery Heritage Fund and Jewellery Quarter Development Trust. Works include extensive restoration of the catacombs, boundary walls, footpaths, drainage and landscaping, to restore them to their former glory and protect them for future generations. Alongside the restoration, there will also be an extensive programme of events celebrating their heritage, natural environment and community value.
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The University of Birmingham and Birmingham City Council are collaborating on a £1.7 million plan to revive the city’s almost-
JEWELLERY QUARTER DEVELOPMENT TRUST
The Jewellery Quarter Development Trust (JQDT) was established in 2011 for the benefit of communities in Birmingham’s historic Jewellery Quarter. It's main objects are to improve the economic well being of the area, to provide better amenities, facilities, cultural activities and visitor attractions. And to encourage affordable housing and enhance and promote the Jewellery Quarter’s unique industrial and social heritage.
HISTORY WEST MIDLANDS
History West Midlands, is an independent website which provides free access to a variety of programmes and different media focusing on the history of the people of the West Midlands, their ideas, innovation and industry. Each topic is linked to complementary resources such as specially written features, presentations and a guide to relevant primary and secondary resources. History West Midlands will translate the historical insights and ideas generated in academic research into an easily accessible format for an increasingly interested audience. It will be relevant to a wide range of people who want to learn more about their local history.
Jewellery Quarter Townscape Heritage is a regeneration grant scheme, based in the heart of Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter. It funds a programme of repair and restoration works throughout an area known as the 'industrial middle', bringing empty historic spaces back in to use and improving the public realm. There is also an activity programme, which engages different audiences with the architecture and heritage of the area through research, an oral history archive, events, workshops and projects with local groups.